Menendez, Booker Push for Funding to Repair Crumbling Water Infrastructure

Menendez, Booker Push for Funding to Repair Crumbling Water Infrastructure

NJ Today


As concerns over news of lead-contaminated water continue across the country, including the recent discovery of elevated lead levels in the water supply of many Newark public schools, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are pushing to boost investments in water infrastructure repairs to ensure clean and safe drinking water across New Jersey. 

 “The crisis in Flint and the recent revelations of lead contamination in the drinking water at our Newark public schools shines a bright light on the failure to invest in our aging and often crumbling infrastructure,” said Menendez.  “No family should have to worry about the water their children drink.  That’s why we must give our states and cities the tools they need to fix, upgrade and replace these failing systems that threaten the health of our families, our environment and our economy.”

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